AQI per US Consulate readings on Huaihai Road
May 7, 2013 at 5:00 PM
"Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups"
People with heart or lung disease, older adults, and children should reduce prolonged or heavy exertion.
Category Archives: Beyond the Huangpu
In which Alex sums up his five years in China. I’m glad to read he’s coming back soon for dan dan mian!
Anybody reading out there in St. Louis? Anybody anywhere near St. Louis? Because have I ever got a tip for you. Worth a detour for sure, worth a journey, too (if your journey wouldn’t be quite as long as mine). … Continue reading
Some people can sleep anywhere, even while traveling. But this guy amazed me.Don’t you see him? Look closer.I’m about to board a 14-hour flight and, I gotta say, I’m jealous. Wish me luck!
Yesterday’s Shanghai Daily headline read: “Deadly Southern China Rains Displace Millions.” I can believe it, after we spent three days last week in Yangshuo (Guangxi Province, in the south, although not where the worst problems are) biking and kayaking in … Continue reading
All told, in three days in Jiangxi Province, we visited two schools, the You Shan Primary School in Zhen Tou Town and the You Ting Primary School in Fu Chun Town. Of course the trip was all about seeing those … Continue reading
At both schools we visited, we took along clothing (including lots of hats and scarves from my knitting group, the Shanghai Guild), blankets, and toys for the principal and teachers to distribute. But the main purpose was to follow up … Continue reading
At the first school we visited, we foreign guests were ushered into a meeting room for greetings, a warm cup of tea, and for short speeches of thanks. We also took a peek at the books acquired with the money … Continue reading
What is that thing Kathy is sitting on, and why is she smiling, you ask. Now erase that thought. I’ll get off and give you a turn to look at it. Yep, under that grill and ash, there are live … Continue reading
Over the weekend, we honored the ancient tradition of going post-Christmas shopping, setting out for the leather market in Haining, a couple of hours’ drive from Shanghai. We really didn’t know what to expect, and I thought it might be … Continue reading